In a statement by the commission’s Head of Media, Abdur-Rahman Balogun, Dabiri-Erewa stated that by the feat, Israel has brought honour
Dabiri-Erewa said this while receiving Usman in her office on Friday in Abuja.
A first-round that did not disappoint the fans had continued with more explosive action in the second
This weekend may be more than just a proving ground for McGregor’s comeback or a platform for Dustin Poirier to gain another win, as it could ultimately lead to the next fight which will crown a new lightweight champion
The Irishman had hoped to use a victory over his American rival to lure Khabib Nurmagomedov out of retirement and into a rematch of their infamous October 2018 clash.
The 31-year-old silenced his critics with a comprehensive win over rival Costa, a formerly undefeated Brazilian, and the pair had not seen eye to eye in the build up to their bout on Fight Island.
A statement by the commission’s Head of Media and Public Relations, Abdur-Rahman Balogun, stated that Dabiri-Erewa was excited by the success of the two great Nigerian boxers.
McGregor was reportedly approached by French cops on his £3 million yacht over an alleged attempted sex assault and indecent exposure in a bar last Sunday
Masvidal, who was called in as a last-minute replacement after Gilbert Burns tested positive for coronavirus, had called Usman “mentally weak” prior to the fight.
McGregor announced he is retiring from MMA for the third time in four years on Sunday, despite making his long-awaited comeback just in January.
“Hey guys. I’ve decided to retire from fighting. Thank you all for the amazing memories! What a ride it’s been!” the 31-year-old McGregor wrote on his Twitter account, posting a picture with his mother at one of the World title wins.
Usman, who owns a 16-1 record, said he has been ready to defend his title since April.
Khabib Nurmagomedov has revealed that he has been offered a lucrative amount of money to fight Floyd Mayweather in Saudi Arabia.
Dabiri-Erewa praised Usman in a statement by the commission’s Head of Media and Public Relations, Abdur-Rahman Balogun.
Former UFC featherweight and lightweight champion Conor McGregor has been charged with robbery in the US after allegedly stamping on a fan’s mobile phone.
UFC fighter Khabib Nurmagomedov says he wants to face boxing legend Floyd Mayweather in Moscow in a fight he believes will break a world record.
Khabib Nurmagomedov has called out Floyd Mayweather in the hope he can do what Conor McGregor failed to do, saying “in the jungle there is only one king”.
The disgraced former light-heavyweight champion is one month away from completing a 15-month suspension for a doping violation
The two-weight champion has also been charged with criminal mischief for his attack on a coach carrying numerous UFC fighters at the Barclays Centre in New York.
He is an Olympic gold medalist, a world heavyweight boxing champion, and regularly sells out the biggest stadiums Britain has to offer.